Nkhotakota

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Nkhotakota (Un-kho-tah-kho-tuh) (formerly Kota Kota) (name derived from the Chichewa for "Corner Corner") is a town and one of the districts in the Central Region of Malawi.wikipedia
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Malawi

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Nkhotakota (Un-kho-tah-kho-tuh) (formerly Kota Kota) (name derived from the Chichewa for "Corner Corner") is a town and one of the districts in the Central Region of Malawi.
By 1500 AD, the tribes had established the Kingdom of Maravi that reached from north of what is now Nkhotakota to the Zambezi River and from Lake Malawi to the Luangwa River in what is now Zambia.

Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve

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Nkhotakota is home to the Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve, where, according to Lonely Planet, one has a good chance of seeing elephants.
Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve (also known as Nkhotakota Game Reserve or Nkhotakota Wildlife Preserve), is the largest and oldest wildlife reserve in Malawi, near Nkhotakota.

Standard Bank Malawi

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Branches of the Malawi Savings Bank Commercial Bank of Malawi and Opportunity Bank Malawi are closely located at the central point of the town, on the junction of Salima/Lilongwe and Ntchisi/Kasungu.
One branch of the bank is located on the main north-south road in Nkhotakota, offering foreign exchange facilities yet no credit card withdrawals.

Nkhata Bay

In addition, minibuses run from here to Nkhata Bay along the main road which connects these towns.
There are regular minibuses that travel from Nkhata Bay to Mzuzu, Chintheche, Nkhotakota and Salima.

MV Ilala

MV ''Ilala
Nkhotakota is one of the main ports on Lake Malawi, and it is served by the ferry MV Ilala that weekly crosses Lake Malawi.

Nkhotakota District

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The capital is Nkhotakota.

Central Region, Malawi

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Nkhotakota (Un-kho-tah-kho-tuh) (formerly Kota Kota) (name derived from the Chichewa for "Corner Corner") is a town and one of the districts in the Central Region of Malawi.

Lake Malawi

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It is on the shore of Lake Malawi (formerly Lake Nyasa) and is one of the main ports on Lake Malawi.

David Livingstone

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David Livingstone convinced Chief Jumbe to stop trading slaves under a tree in Nkhotakota in the 19th century, which is currently in existence under a mission.

Hastings Banda

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Later Malawi president Hastings Banda gave speeches under another tree in Nkhotakota during the 1960s, this one ironically known as the Livingstone Tree.

Shoal

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It is located on a rocky ridge overlooking a natural harbour overlooking Nkhotakota Bay, formed by a sandbar.

Lilongwe

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In addition, Nkhotakota is 200 km from Lilongwe, Malawi's capital, and 378 km from Blantyre, Malawi's largest city.

Blantyre

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In addition, Nkhotakota is 200 km from Lilongwe, Malawi's capital, and 378 km from Blantyre, Malawi's largest city.

Lonely Planet

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Nkhotakota is home to the Nkhotakota Wildlife Reserve, where, according to Lonely Planet, one has a good chance of seeing elephants.

Bua River

Bua
Most Locals are small holder farmers of Rice, Cassava and maize, while many others are small scale fishermen, who regularly fish along Lake Malawi, Chia Lagoon and many other rivers including Bua, Dwangwa, Dwambazi and Chilua, using triangular nets on poles, hooks, etc.

Swahili people

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A Swahili settlement was also established in Nkhotakota.

Chewa language

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Chichewa is the main language spoken in this town. Several Chewa speakers live to the south of Nkhotakota, and Tonga is spoken in its north.

Tonga people (Malawi)

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Several Chewa speakers live to the south of Nkhotakota, and Tonga is spoken in its north.

Salima, Malawi

Salima
Buses run from Salima for two hours daily.

Jumbes of Nkhotakota

Jumbe of NkhotakotaJumbe Salim bin Abdallah
The Jumbes of Nkhotakota were a dynasty of Swahili Arab traders based in Nkhotakota, on the western shore of Lake Malawi.